Women in the Workhouse exhibition

A fascinating ‘Women in The Workhouse’ exhibition opens on International Women’s Day, Friday 8th March, at the National Trust property in … [Read more...]





Tall tales wanted for Park project

Legends, tall stories and old myths are in demand for a special project aimed at entertaining visitors to the Yorkshire Dales National … [Read more...]





More than 700,000 National Trust items go online

From great works of art by Gainsborough to the ordinary cotton underpants of a Midlands grocer, details of over 700,000 objects in the care of the … [Read more...]





Space invader mosaic – Newcastle

Positioned high above the bustling crowds in Newcastle upon Tyne are colourful space invader mosaics which often go unnoticed by visitors or … [Read more...]





History of the Jack O’ Lantern

Jack-o'-lanterns are traditionally carved from Rutabaga (swede) or pumpkin and are often associated with Halloween. The tradition of lantern … [Read more...]





Pumpkin Carving

Carving a pumpkin lantern or Jack-o-lantern is a tradition at Halloween, designed to scare away spirits, ghosts and ghouls. We have created a … [Read more...]





Footnote.com-digitised US records

Footnote.com has a database of over 70 million digitised historical images. Footnote helps you find and share historic documents. Bringing you … [Read more...]





Museum opens in Northumberland railway station

The local heritage of a Northumbrian village can now be told, following the opening of a micro-museum. Contained within a restored Victorian … [Read more...]





Ceramic tiles in Carlisle create flood defence artwork

Ceramic tiles have been designed into the new Carlisle flood defences as part of an art project . The tiles, over 40 in total, are positioned … [Read more...]





Medical instruments go on display in Worcester

A new permanent exhibition, celebrating the history of medicine, is being created in a ward of the former Worcester Royal Infirmary. Extensive … [Read more...]